New Session Starting for 2016 Click Here for Info

New Session Starting for 2016 Click Here for Info

***JANUARY 2016 TRAINING SESSION***Please either download, print and return via mail or bring to our Orientation on Wednesday, January 13th, at 6:30 p.m.

Owners and their dogs begin class the week of January 18th, 2016.

PLEASE NOTE:  We realize that you will not be able to open up the Class form if you click on the link to send in your application.  We are in the process of correcting this error.  It is available to copy and paste into a WORD document below the Class form link so you can fill it in, otherwise we will get this fixed as quickly as possible.  Sorry for any inconvenience.

Monday Classes: Start January 18th 

Beginner Obedience – 5:15 -6:00  Instructor: John & Kathy P.
This class is for dogs 5 months and older. Everyday good manners and responsible dog ownership are taught through basic obedience. Topics include: controlled walking, coming when called, sits, downs, stays. Please ask your questions.

Advanced Obedience – 6:15 – 7:30 Instructor: John & Kathy P.

This class is for those individuals who going onto competition or already competing. (You need not compete to enroll in class.)

NOSEWORK – 7:45-8:45 Instructor: Karlyn B.

Nose work provides your dog to use his natural hunting and scenting ability.

Tuesday Classes: Start January 19th

Youth Agility – 5:30 – 6:15 pm – Instructor: Jane L.
This class if for youth learning and handling their dog in the sport of Agility.

Agility Contacts – 6:30 – 7:15 pm – Instructor: Jane L.

Advanced Agility – To be determined

Wednesday Classes: Start January 20th

Puppy Class – 6:00-6:45 – Instructor: Sandra T. This class is for puppies 12 weeks to 5 months. Puppies will be socialized to handle new situations and people. Owners are initiated in training basic obedience commands such as; come, sit and down. Also included are house training, general puppy care and leash training.

Beginner Obedience – 7:00-7:45 pm – Instructor: Patty S.

Beginner Obedience – 8:00-8:45 pm – Instructor: Patty S.
This class is for dogs 5 months and older. Everyday good manners and responsible dog ownership are taught through basic obedience. Topics include: controlled walking, coming when called, sits, downs, stays. Please ask your questions.

Thursday Classes: Start January 21st

Rally- 7:00 – 7:45 pm  This is for those interested in learning about and/or those wanting to/or currently competing in Rally Obedience. This involves dog/handler following a sign based course. You will learn the general rules and experience courses. Great for teamwork building! Instructor: Sheila J.

Prices for our 8 week class:

Nonmembers: $80 Non-Active members: $40 Active Working Members: $10
Pricing for Agility Advanced is: Nonmember $80 Member $40 No discount

Please bring your application & payment to Orientation or mail to: IRDTC, PO Box 14, Virginia, MN 55792

Please make check payable to IRDTC. Cash or local checks are accepted. Sorry we do not accept Debit/Credit cards.

Write either your dog’s rabies tag number/or/serial number from the vaccine on the registration. (Puppies under 6 months are exempt from the proof of rabies immunizations. If you do not have your rabies proof with you orientation night, please furnish it at the next class).
REMEMBER TO BRING VERIFICATION OF RABIES VACCINATION WITH YOU TO ORIENTATION.
Question please call 218-749-HEEL (4335)

We offer a wide variety of classes which include: Puppy, Beginner Obedience, Tricks and Manners, Attention and Heeling, Novice Obedience, Rally Novice, Rally Advanced, Agility Head Start, Agility Introduction to Obstacles, Agility Advanced Handling and Conformation.

1-218-749-HEEL or 1-218-749-4335

Mission

We believe the bond between a person and a dog is a special bond which should be treated, at all times, with respect. We are dedicated to providing only the highest quality services,products and information that enhances all facets of that bond. We are committed to creativity, leadership, and excellence in everything we do. We will strive to create a better and more rewarding relationship between a dog and their owner(s), to help owners understand why dogs behave the way they do and to assist owners in behavior modification of their dog using positive, reward-based methods.

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